• Assistant minor update 2015.1.3 has been released Posted 28/07/2015
    Please click on the following link to open update centre
  • Assistant 2015 has been releasedPosted 12/06/2015
    To download the software, go to the update centre. Installation CDs have been dispatched 19 June 2015.
  • The 2015 Software Assistant ROADSHOWSPosted 11/06/2015
    Big thank you to everyone who participated in our roadshows in June 2015. The slides displayed during the roadshows can be accessed HERE.

  • Tax Assistant 2015 has been registered by the ATOPosted 19/05/2015
    ATO has registered Tax Assistant 2015 for lodgement of ALL types of 2015 tax returns and forms.
    The release of Tax Assistant is scheduled for
     19 June 2015 to ensure all late changes from the ATO are incorporated.

  • Software Assistant is moving officesPosted 13/11/2014
    As a result of the recent acquisition of Software Assistant made by Thomson Reuters, we are progressing through the integration our systems and processes.
    Software Assistant team has moved offices; from Nunawading location to Bourke Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Along with this, we have integrated our support phone number and email address into the existing Thomson Reuters support channels. This move will not change the level of support you currently receive today.
    Please find below our new support details and office address:

    Phone:   1800 074 333
    Address: Level 10, 565 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

  • Software Assistant joins Thomson Reuters Posted 01/08/2014
    We are pleased to announce that Software Assistant has been acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

    We’re joining Thomson Reuters because it will allow us to further invest in innovation and grow our offerings. As you may know, Thomson Reuters products serve the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets. Jointly, Software Assistant and Thomson Reuters will have the ability to launch an integrated professional suite platform for the Australian accounting market and leverage the development of a web-based product offering.

    Customers should be assured that it is business as usual throughout the transition, and that you will continue to enjoy the same great offerings you’ve come to expect from Software Assistant. 

    Both Software Assistant and Thomson Reuters are delighted by this new opportunity. To learn more about Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting offerings for accounting firms, visit

  • SBR AssistantPosted 23/05/2013 is a cloud-based tax preparation and lodgement software designed for BAS agents, Tax agents, Bookkeepers and Business owners. The software uses infrastructure known as Standard Business Reporting (SBR) for preparation and lodgement of tax forms. SBR Assistant is a new project aiming at porting Tax Assistant features into the cloud environment. Currently it supports Activity Statements, PAYG payment summaries, TFN declarations and new Taxable payments annual reports. Read more…


  • SMS messaging systemPosted 10/09/2010

    We understand how important it is for you to keep in touch with your clients. With Assistant's SMS service you can send SMS to marked clients, staff members, clients with appointments and more at the click of a button.


    Key features:

    • Integrates to all Assistant's modules, i.e. no need to subscribe to an additional module.
    • Instant or scheduled SMS messages from the Assistant program to single or multiple recipients.
    • Allows creating and re-using of SMS templates.
    • Allows templates to be personalized for each recipient by using merge fields in the SMS templates.
    • Low cost SMS messages (10c each) with no credit expiry date.

  • Tax Assistant OnlinePosted 13/07/2010 is an online Individual Tax Return preparation program. It allows individuals to complete their tax returns online which can then be imported to Tax Assistant (desktop) program and lodged with the Tax Office. This year the program will be able to manage 2009 to 2013 tax returns. Tax Assistant Online can be embedded within agents’ websites.